Good Woman

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All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
After performing with the Pips since 1952, Gladys Knight parted company with them in the late '80s and became a full-time solo artist. Good Woman wasn't Knight's first solo album she'd recorded a neglected solo album in 1978, but it was the first to do anything commercially. Like her final recordings with the Pips, Good Woman found Knight taking an urban contemporary-oriented approach without sacrificing her artistic integrity. The highly infectious single "Men" is an absolute gem, and cuts ranging from the smooth "This Is Love" to the gritty new jack swing number "Meet Me In the Middle" which contains a sample of Public Enemy's Flavor Flav are definitely the work of an ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
After performing with the Pips since 1952, Gladys Knight parted company with them in the late '80s and became a full-time solo artist. Good Woman wasn't Knight's first solo album she'd recorded a neglected solo album in 1978, but it was the first to do anything commercially. Like her final recordings with the Pips, Good Woman found Knight taking an urban contemporary-oriented approach without sacrificing her artistic integrity. The highly infectious single "Men" is an absolute gem, and cuts ranging from the smooth "This Is Love" to the gritty new jack swing number "Meet Me In the Middle" which contains a sample of Public Enemy's Flavor Flav are definitely the work of an artist being true to herself. Some may find it hard to imagine Knight embracing new jack swing, but in fact, she does so convincingly. Though a few of the cuts aren't very memorable, this is a CD that the veteran singer can, for the most part, be proud of.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/25/2003
  • Label: Universal Mod Afw
  • UPC: 008811032920
  • Catalog Number: 10329
  • Sales rank: 109,289

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Men (4:44)
  2. 2 Meet Me in the Middle (4:42)
  3. 3 This Is Love (5:24)
  4. 4 Where Would I Be (4:50)
  5. 5 Superwoman (6:21)
  6. 6 Give Me a Chance (5:21)
  7. 7 Good Woman (4:53)
  8. 8 If You Only Knew (4:56)
  9. 9 Mister Love (3:47)
  10. 10 Waiting on You (4:55)
  11. 11 In This Life (4:07)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Gladys Knight Primary Artist, Vocals, Background Vocals
Dionne Warwick Background Vocals, Track Performer
Patti LaBelle Background Vocals, Track Performer
Vesta Williams Background Vocals
Gerald Albright Saxophone
David Peaston Track Performer
Michael Baird Drums
Alex Brown Background Vocals
Bobby Cavanest Synthesizer, Keyboards
Kelley Connelly Background Vocals
D.C. Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Carolyn Dennis Background Vocals
Nathan East Bass
Ramsey Embick Synthesizer
Voncielle Faggett Background Vocals
Vernon D. Fails Keyboards
Eddie Fluellan Strings
Voncile Fogget Background Vocals
Attala Zane Giles Multi Instruments, Rhythm
Jim Gilstrap Background Vocals
Kevin Guillaume Background Vocals
Dorian Holley Background Vocals
Pattie Howard Background Vocals
Mortonette Jenkins Background Vocals
Robert Kelley Bass, Drums, Keyboards
Bubba Knight Vocals, Background Vocals
Ricky Lawson Drums
Jean McClain Background Vocals
David McMurray Saxophone
Cornelius Mims Multi Instruments
Guy Moon Keyboards
Phineas Newborn Jr. Background Vocals
Mark Nilon Synthesizer, Strings, Synclavier
Greg Phillinganes Piano
Valerie Pinkston-Mayo Background Vocals
Michael J. Powell Guitar, Percussion
David Preston Background Vocals
Howie Rice Synthesizer, Keyboards
Angel Rogers Background Vocals
Alfie Silas Background Vocals
Louis Silas Jr. Background Vocals
Neil Stubenhaus Bass
Al Turner Bass
Wil Wheaton Background Vocals
Michael Williams Drums
Robert Kelly Bass, Drums, Keyboards, Vocals
Marie Woodard Background Vocals
Rene Martin Background Vocals
Henry Thomas Background Vocals
Marcellina Hawthorne Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Gladys Knight Producer, Executive Producer
Pete Johnson Liner Notes
Barry Mann Arranger, Programming, Producer
Tom Lord-Alge Remastering
Terry Bland Engineer
Scott Boris Engineer
Alex Brown Arranger
F. Byron Clark Engineer
D.C. Arranger, Programming, Producer
Ramsey Embick Programming
Eddie Fluellan Arranger
Attala Zane Giles Arranger, Producer
Bernie Grundman Mastering
Chris Hufford Engineer
Robert Macias Engineer
Brian Malouf Remastering
Guy Moon Arranger, Composer, Programming, Producer
Jimmy C. Newman Executive Producer
Mark Nilon Programming
Barney Perkins Engineer
Valerie Pinkston-Mayo Engineer
Michael J. Powell Arranger, Producer
Howie Rice Arranger, Programming, Producer
David Rideau Engineer
Paul Riser Arranger
Michael Stokes Remastering
David Ward II Programming, Engineer
Scott Weatherspoon Engineer
Richard Wells Engineer
Donna Williams Engineer
Alan Tatum Programming
Danny Clay Williams Engineer
Robert Kelly Arranger, Remastering
Barry Hankerson Executive Producer
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